We have taught in North Carolina, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut, and now teach online nationwide. Karen has a B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University and a M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University. Jeff has a B.S. from the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University.
Karen teaches classes with her knowledge of laboring and giving birth to 9 babies. Jeff gives the perspective of husband, coach and father.
Through childbirth education, you can feel empowered by understanding the process of birth, the choices you have, and gain the confidence to advocate yourself.
This website contains information about our virtual classes and is not the official website of The Bradley Method®. The views contained on this website do not necessarily reflect those of The Bradley Method® or the American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth®.
Would you like to take fun, informative classes taught by a Bradley Method® affiliated husband/wife team?
Do you want a class where the instructors' goal is to empower and educate couples about labor, birth, and newborns?
Would you like to hear about birth from a mom who has 9 natural births?
Do you want to hear positive birth stories from a mom who has given birth on the east and west coast?
Would your partner appreciate a childbirth class co-taught by a dad who gives the viewpoint of coach and father?
Do you want live online interactive classes where questions are welcomed and encouraged as they arise?
Advocacy and empowerment
Previous students sharing their story of giving birth during Covid
Navigating positive communications with hospital staff
Relaxation technique practice
Making your birth plan
Stages of labor and techniques for comfort in labor
Labor rehearsal and games
Information on complications and variations, and cesarean prevention
Breastfeeding and newborn care
Access to the on-line Bradley® workbook and resource center
What do the latest studies say about pregnancy and birth during the time of Covid 19?
When should I go to the hospital?
What is the ideal pregnancy diet?
How can I alleviate pregnancy heartburn?
What does a contraction feel like?
How do I support my partner during labor?
What are tips to prevent a cesarean?
What is an episiotomy?
What are ways to prevent postpartum depression?
What are successful techniques to get a VBAC?
For more information on The Bradley Method®, for an international listing of instructors, or to contact the American Academy of Husband-Coached Childbirth® directly, please contact: The Bradley Method® Box 5224 Sherman Oaks, CA 91413-5224 (800) 4-A-BIRTH or (818) 788-6662
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Covid 19 Information
Covid Information for Pregnancy, Newborns, and Breastfeeding
The world experts on breastfeeding and a mother-to-mother support group.
Provides current articles on hot pregnancy and birth topics based on the evidence in the medical literature. Also includes information on pregnancy, labor, and delivery in the time of Covid.
Cesarean Rates by State
Has cesarean rates by states, data resources, types of cesareans.
Birth professionals in central North Carolina including doulas, birth photographers, yoga instructors, and chiropractors.
Pregnancy and Maternity Care Resources
Connects growing families with pregnancy, birth, and postpartum professionals.
Helps connect families with highly qualified professional birth and postpartum doulas.